Quiz: Do You Know What a 5th-Grader Should Know?
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Do You Know What a 5th-Grader Should Know?
By: Jacqueline Samaroo
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About This Quiz

This quiz is so easy a fifth grader could ace it!

Now that you are older and fifth grade was so long ago, you may think that what you learned back then was so simple. However, kids today are learning a wide range of subjects and topics. When it comes to the history of the United States, kids are learning about things like: the Civil War, the Bill of Rights, and the capitals of each state. When it comes to math and science, kids are learning about things like: octagons and hexagons, grams and kilograms, and the planets in the solar system!

In this quiz, we've compiled an assortment of questions from a comprehensive selection of topics and subjects. Remember, these are questions that a fifth grader should be able to answer if they have been paying attention in class! So, are you ready to put your mind to the ultimate test... of fifth grade questions and facts? Well, let's hope you didn't get straight Fs in elementary school! Do you have your book bag and pencils? Then let's jump right into this quiz and get started!

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The United States of America is made up of how many states?
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Which of these is the largest country in the world?
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How many legs does a spider have?
4
2
8
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What number does the Roman numeral VI represent?
3
6
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Who invented the light bulb in 1879?
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Fireworks were invented in what country?
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What is the main character in a story called?
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Which of these is the correct spelling?
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Los Angeles is found in which U.S. state?
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How many rings make up the symbol of the Olympic Games?
5
3
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How many months of the year have exactly 30 days?
6
1
4
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How many continents are there?
9
7
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How many grams are there in a kilogram?
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Paris is the capital of what country?
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What is the term for a word which has the opposite meaning of another word?
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In what city is the White House located?
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Which of these is the correct spelling?
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A hexagon has how many sides?
6
3
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An octagon has how many sides?
2
4
8
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Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first two people to do what?
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Which of these planets is the largest?
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How many lungs do humans have?
5
7
3
2
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Kangaroos are found in which country?
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What is the closest planet to the sun?
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The Pyramids of Giza are located in which country?
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The Battle of Gettysburg was fought in which war?
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How many letters are in the English alphabet?
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Which of these is the largest U.S. state?
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Hawaii is located in what ocean?
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Which of these is the smallest U.S. state?
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What type of word is “noisily”?
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The ancient Egyptian writing system was called what?
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What do you call a group of wolves?
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What are the first ten amendments to the Constitution called?
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What is the plural of sheep?
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What are animals that only eat meat called?
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